Are you passionate about taking action and making a positive impact on the world through global fellowship programs to empower people? We are! Check out our open positions and let’s find out what we can DO together!

Impact Program Manager (m/w/d)

Berlin-based, full-time

Starting Spring 2024

The beVisoneers program

The project you would be working on at The DO School Fellowships is beVisioneers – a three-year, global environmental Fellowship that equips innovators aged 16 to 28 with the training, expert support and resources to bring their planet-positive projects to life. 

About the role

As the Impact Program Manager, you will develop and run the Years 2-3 programming for fellows to grow their entrepreneurial and/or green careers after they complete their Year 1 intensive. You will have a view of what is needed for fellows to have lasting, collective impact as they move further in their professional lives towards a sustainable future.


You will manage… 

  • Design and delivery of the Years 2-3 programming for fellows pursuing either an entrepreneurial or green careers path (scaling from 100 to thousands of fellows in coming years)
  • Curation and management of experts for the Years 2-3 programming, from masterclasses to challenge “sprints” and beyond
  • Strengthening relationships with programming content and delivery partners, in collaboration with the Ecosystem Impact Director
  • Coordination with Regional Program Managers to ensure program relevance and reinforce an engaged, decentralized fellow community
  • Tracking Key Performance Indicators and feedback loops
  • Upkeep of fellow data in CRM (Hubspot) and technical platforms
  • Identify stories for the Communications team to amplify impact and inspiration


… and support

  • Fellow communications and community building during Years 2-3 of the fellowship, in coordination with Regional Program Managers
  • Identifying and cultivating programming partners in coordination with the Ecosystem Impact Director and broader team
  • Collection of data on Program KPIs in coordination with Knowledge Management and Reporting Manager 
  • Administrative work related to ecosystem building


As the Impact Program Manager, you report to the Ecosystem Impact Director and closely collaborate with the Program and Governance teams.

About you

To thrive and grow in this role, you will likely be:

  • Experienced in skill-building programs for entrepreneurs 
  • Familiar with the challenges of those on a green careers pathway
  • Skilled in stakeholder management, including high-profile stakeholders
  • Experienced in community building with a focus on impact and scalable processes
  • Proficient in data analysis and optimized workflows (using tools like Excel, Hubspot, etc)
  • Comfortable facilitating diverse groups of people online
  • Able to measure impact and iterate based on learnings 
  • Fluent in written and verbal English with additional languages as a bonus


… And will likely have: 

  • 3+ years experience in community management or similar
  • Setup and run efficient, scalable communication processes 
  • A self-directed approach to working in an evolving and fast-paced environment 
  • A passion for youth leadership and/or environmental action
  • Collaborative, empathetic, and efficient habits 


Ideally, you might also have … 

  • Working or lived experience in countries outside of Germany
  • Language skills in addition to English 
  • Experience working with corporate donors or stakeholders

This is what you can expect…

In the first month, you will complete your onboarding, learn the nuts & bolts of beVisioneers, establish working relationships with our program and governance teams, and contribute to the design and launch of Year 2 programming.

After three months, you will have launched Year 2 programming and developed relationships with fellows. You will implement continuous improvement rituals to ensure the Year 2 programming responds to fellows’ needs.

After six months, you will be in full swing, iterating and running Year 2 programming and preparing for Year 3 programming. You will be the ‘go-to’ team member for anyone working on long-term communities of action, and will optimize our ways of working to be most efficient and impactful.

After one year, you will be at the forefront of scaling beVisioneers fellows’ impact to fulfill our vision of a global community of planet-positive action.

This profile draws on our experience of people who have been successful in this role in the past. We warmly encourage you to apply if you feel your experience and skills equip you for this job but are not listed here!

Is this the role for you? Then please submit your application via this link.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

If you have any questions, please email us on:

The DO School Fellowships gGmbH is a non-profit organization based in Berlin, Germany. Our core mission is to offer training and fellowship programs to empower young people globally to launch projects addressing global and local challenges around environment and society. With our work, we are training the next generation of impact entrepreneurs in innovative educational and fellowship programs.

The DO School Fellowships gGmbH is an inclusive organization and explicitly welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, whether that’s ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, disability or alternative professional paths.

Why join The DO School Fellowships gGmbH?

We are a purposeful organization with a global reach working to make an impact, where purpose, passion and your ideas matter.  

You will work with an entrepreneurial, creative and international team as well as a global community of purposeful DOers from over 100 countries

  • We offer a competitive salary, benefits, team-building activities, professional development opportunities and flexible and remote work modalities



Katherin Kirschenmann is founder and Chief Program Officer of The DO. In the past years she has built and worked in partnership with major institutions and corporations, including IKEA, H&M, the Deutsche Bahn, Unilever, the Hong Kong Jockey Club and various UN organizations.

Katherin is an international speaker, executive facilitator, and TV host with Deutsche Welle. She draws on her wide international experience across sectors to develop new ways to co-create innovation, develop Purposeful DOers, and impact entrepreneurs. Engagements under her leadership have empowered thousands of individuals and businesses to create meaningful innovation and lasting social change.

Before founding The DO, Katherin gained 10 years of experience in consulting as well as the inter-governmental and non-profit sector